Corporate Round-up / May 2018

Garuda’s All-Women Kartini Day Flight

All-woman Garuda Indonesia Flight 204 flew from Jakarta to Yogyakarta on April 21 to commemorate Kartini Day. The special flight was operated by an all-woman crew, including Captain Ida Fiqriah. Garuda’s first ever female pilot, co-pilot Melinda, flight service manager Evi Soenarjono and aircraft engineers Pita Hadi Sriwahyuni and Dessy Purnamasari. Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti, Garuda human resources director Sari Suharso and marketing director Nina Sulistyowati were on board the flight. Garuda has 29 women pilots and a total of 4,500 female employees. During the flight Susi delivered a Kartini Day address over the flight loudspeaker. Female passengers were offered special privileges such as up to 21% discounts on tickets, free lounge access and other promos.